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Table 1 Clinical and demographic characteristics for all patients

From: Correlation and agreement between physical and ultrasound examination after a training session dedicated to the standardization of synovitis assessment in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Characteristics Values (n = 80)
Age, years 55.3 (8.6)
Female, n (%) 68 (85)
Disease duration (years) 11.56 (7.93)
Positive RF, n (%) 71 (88)
ESR (mm/h) 19.32 (5.6)
CRP (mg/dL) 5.6 (12)
DAS28-ESR 4.02 (1.12)
SDAI 24.4 (8.59)
CDAI 18.7 (9.01)
Number of DMARDs  
1, n (%) 15 (18%)
 ≥ 2, n (%) 58 (72%)
bDMARD use, n (%) 16 (20)
Oral glucocorticoid use, n (%) 27 (33)
TJC-28, median 9
SJC-28, median 5
  1. Values are the mean (SD) unless otherwise indicated
  2. RF, rheumatoid factor; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; CRP, C-reactive protein; DAS28-ESR, Disease Activity Score based on 28 joint count and ESR; SDAI, Simplified Disease Activity Index; CDAI, Clinical Disease Activity Index; DMARDs, disease-modified anti-rheumatic drug; bDMARD, biological disease-modified anti-rheumatic drug; TJC, tender joint count; SJC, swollen joint count